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With approval of the Tiverton casino all but finalized as Providence Business News goes to press, the question is not so much whether there will be increased gambling in the state, but rather, is the state prepared to deal with the effects of that … more
Democratic House Speaker Nicholas A. Mattiello narrowly won re-election Thursday, following a count of absentee ballots in his Cranston district race, although the contest may not be over yet. more
Dungeons & Dragons, the fantasy medieval role-playing game, was inducted Thursday into the National Toy Hall of Fame during a ceremony at the The Strong’s National Museum of Play in Rochester, N.Y. more
WateFire Providence over the next four months will continue work to renovate a 38,000-square-foot former factory as a headquarters and multi-use performing arts center. more
Voters statewide and in Tiverton appear to have cleared the way for a casino here, but a spokeswoman for the group behind the project said they are awaiting local absentee ballot results before declaring victory. more
International Game Technology PLC, or IGT, has signed a seven-year extension with Georgia Lottery Corp. The company, with offices in Rhode Island, has been a partner since the Georgia lottery started, in 1993. more
The National Rifle Association has complied with Hasbro Inc.’s “cease and desist” letter that asked it to immediately remove the toymaker’s copyrighted material from its website, after the NRA posted images of well-known board games such as Candy Land and Battleship and encouraged people to use them for target practice. more
Wi-Fi just got a little better at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, with some help from Carousel Industries of North America Inc. and Extreme Networks Inc. more
Two middle school students each received college scholarships of $10,000 on Friday, thanks to the new PawSox Scholars program created by the Pawtucket Red Sox and the PawSox/Skeffington Charitable Foundation. more
The annual WaterFire FireBall fundraising event will be held on Thursday, Nov. 17 at the WaterFire Arts Center. more
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